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LOT 917

Lot 917

ERTÉ (1892-1990)

ERTÉ (1892-1990)
Lot 917 Details
ERTÉ (1892-1990), French

THREE COSTUME DESIGNS FOR “VENISE AU XVIII SIECLE” AT FOLIES BERGÈRE: DEUXIEME SEIGNEUR, NO. 21 (PROLOGUE); TROISIEME SEIGNEUR, NO. 22 (PROLOGUE); QUATRIÈME SEIGNEUR, NO. 23 (PROLOGUE), AUGUST 29, 1919

Three gouache and ink drawings with traces of pencil on paper; each signed “Erte” in pen and ink lower right, each titled, numbered and dated “29 aout 1919” by the artist in pen and ink verso
Sheets, each 12.8 x 8.4 in — 32.5 x 21.3 cm

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $5,100
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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ERTÉ (1892-1990)
  • ERTÉ (1892-1990)
  • ERTÉ (1892-1990)
  • ERTÉ (1892-1990)
  • ERTÉ (1892-1990)
  • ERTÉ (1892-1990)
  • ERTÉ (1892-1990)
  • ERTÉ (1892-1990)
  • ERTÉ (1892-1990)
Provenance:

Ex. Coll. Ruben Torres, noted fashion designer;
Joanne Bergen, Fine Art Consultant, Toronto labels verso backing;
Private Collection, Ontario

Exhibited:

See McAllen International Museum, Texas exhibition catalog “Erte and his Contemporaries - Costume Designs for the Early Twentieth Century Music Hall in Paris”, p. 25

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